Director Controller General of India

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DCGI Approves India Made RT-PCR Kit To Detect Omicron

The Director Controller General of India (DCGI) approved India made RT-PCR kit to detect new COVID-19 variant "Omicron".  On January 5, ICMR General Director Dr Balram Bhagava said, the new RT-PCR kit has been manufactured by Tata MD and ICMR, to test Omicron. "This kit test will give results in four hours," said Dr. Bhagava. Meanwhile, in India, there are a total of 2,135 Omicron cases. 

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 06:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

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